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The Young African Researchers in Agriculture Network (YARA) was officially launched by Dr Joan C. Kagwanja, Chief of Land Policy Initiative on the sideline of the Inaugural Land Policy in...

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Often depicted as merely a begging bowl waiting for the munificence of superior westerners, Africa is seriously maligned. Indeed, across Africa citizens have always engaged in vibrant, innovative livelihoods activities, and these activities are ongoing. So when foreigners and Africans themselves...

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The third day of the Conference on Land Policy in Africa, which took place on 11-14 November 2014 in Addis Ababa, built on the discussions on securing land rights to debating what constitutes inclusive agricultural growth and how this can be realised.

We have a collective responsibility...
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Rural land tenure reforms are often justified as a route to improving agricultural productivity and investment. Is there evidence that they do, and to what degree is formalization a worthy intervention for policymakers aiming to improve productivity in agriculture? A recent...
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What have we learnt from past efforts to secure land rights in Africa? And how can land rights be secured under different tenure regimes? These are the questions that were tackled on the second day of the inaugural Conference on Land Policy in Africa [link], hosted by the Land Policy Initiative...

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